There is an old American Indian story about a beloved Elder, a grandmother, who was asked one day how she’d managed to become such a wise, respected and contented woman.
Mindfulness, at its heart, is about taking good care of our lives, living it with a sense of presence and love.
Imagine your mind is a little puppy – cute, playful, boisterous, and, above all, determined to run around and explore every nook and cranny wherever it goes.
‘In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. By the time! Surely man is in loss, Except those who believe and do good, and exhort one another to Truth, and exhort one another to patience.’ This beautiful line, from the Quran (103, Surah Al-‘Asr), really struck a chord with me when I heard […]